Iqbal Qasim

  • Pakistan appoint Aamir Sohail as chief selector 04-02-2014 04:41 PM

    Islamabad: Aamir Sohail was reappointed Pakistan's chief cricket selector for a second time on Tuesday. The post had been vacant for more than seven months, since Iqbal Qasim didn't renew his contract last July. Pakistan Cricket Board interim chairman Najam Sethi briefly appointed Moin Khan as chief selector soon after...
  • Dav Whatmore is useless: Iqbal Qasim 31-10-2013 11:24 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan's former chief selector Iqbal Qasim has described the national team's Australian coach Dav Whatmore as "useless". The former Test spinner, who resigned as chief selector in May, told PTI that Whatmore had added no value to the team or Pakistan cricket. "From what I have seen he is...
  • Present Pakistan players lack hunger for success: Qasim 05-09-2013 10:26 AM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan spinner and chief selector Iqbal Qasim has slammed the national team players for lacking "personal pride" and "hunger for success". "In Imran's time and even after that we played with aggression and flair. Today our team lacks these things and that is hurting progress of players," said...
  • Qasim was miffed with interference in selection: sources 05-07-2013 10:11 AM

    Karachi: He might have cited health and personal commitments as the reason for stepping down as Pakistan's chief selector but speculation is rife that Iqbal Qasim was miffed with the team's captain and head coach for their "undue interference" in selection matters. The resignation came as a surprise as on...
  • Pakistan's chief selector Iqbal Qasim steps down 04-07-2013 05:30 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's chief cricket selector Iqbal Qasim stepped down at the end of his tenure on Thursday, denying any rift with the national team's captain and coach. "I have told the top officials of the PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) that I have completed my tenure so they should appoint a...
  • Pakistan's chief selector refuses to step down 22-06-2013 10:13 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan's chief selector, Iqbal Qasim has made it clear that he has no intention of stepping down because of the national team's poor performance in the Champions Trophy. "To say that only I or my fellow selectors should resign because the team performed badly in the Champions Trophy is...
  • Batting still a concern for Pakistan: Iqbal Qasim 04-06-2013 05:18 PM

    Karachi: Despite Pakistan scoring an emphatic six-wicket victory over South Africa in a warm-up game, chief selector Iqbal Qasim still has concerns about the team's fragile batting line-up with the ICC Champions Trophy due to start this week. "We won convincingly against South Africa in the warm-up game but I...
  • Pakistan drop Afridi from Champions Trophy squad 29-04-2013 11:55 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan on Monday axed Shahid Afridi from their 15-man squad for the Champions Trophy following the allrounder's below-par performances in South Africa and a domestic competition. The 33-year-old, who still holds the world record of fastest one-day century - off 37 balls made against Sri Lanka in Nairobi in...
  • Younis, Gul are rested not axed: Qasim 15-08-2012 06:52 PM

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